Museum Calendar

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July 2014

 

6

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Liberty! The American Revolution: Reluctant revolutionaries; Blows must decide An exuberant documentary about the American Revolution and our fight for freedom. (120 minutes)

 

6

 

Exhibition Closing: Industrial Nature: Work by Michelle Stitzlein

 

7

9 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Goin' Fishin'(July 7-11) starts, Contact Mary Moore for more information.

 

7

9 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Goin' Fishin'(July 7-11) ends

 

10

6-7:30 p.m.

Exhibition Lecture, Isis Unveiled: Abstract Mathematics and the Esoteric Dimension of ArtDr. Scott Olsen, author and College of Central Florida professor of Philosophy and Religion, will give an illustrated lecture in the museum’s auditorium, followed by a book signing.

 

13

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, America's Out Islands: Florida Keys From Miami to Key West, view the Keys from land, sea and air.(60 minutes)

 

13

5-8 p.m.

Exhibition Closing Symphonic Style: The Art of Benny Collin

 

14

9 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp America the Beautiful(July 14-18) starts, Contact Mary Moore for more information.

 

15

Trips N Tours: Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World, Ringling Museum of Art Contact Bonnie Janssen or Dodie Jerz for more information

 

16

2-4 p.m.

New Members Collection Highlights Tour RSVP to Lara Sundberg, sundberl@cf.edu or call 352-291-4455, ext. 1836.

 

18

9 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp America the Beautiful(July 14-18) ends

 

19

5-8 p.m.

Opening Reception 2014 Biennial: Outside the Box Join us to celebrate the opening of the 2014 Biennial. This event is hosted by The Studio, the museum’s young members group, and is free and open to the public.

 

19

2-4 p.m.

New Members Collection Highlights Tour RSVP to Lara Sundberg, sundberl@cf.edu or call 352-291-4455, ext. 1836.

 

20

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, The Treasures of Britain We visit the Ashmolean and Fitzwilliam Museums. (54 minutes)

 

26

Exhibition Opening A Creative Life: Gladys Shafran Kashdin This exhibition features a selection of paintings, collages and drawing by Dr. Gladys Sharfan Kashdin, whose love of nature inspired a lifetime of making art.

 

27

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Calder: Sculpteur de L'aireUnique modern artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) revolutionized the art of sculpture with his distinctive modernism, freeing sculpture from its stand and adding movement to the art itself.(51 minutes)

 

28

10 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Pint Sized Picassos(July 28-August 1) starts, Contact Mary Moore for more information.

 

28

1-4 p.m.

Summer Art Camp Me, Myself and I(July 28-August 1) starts, Contact Mary Moore for more information.

 

31

2 p.m.

Themed Art Tour: American at the Appleton A tour of American artists and subject matter from the permanent collection, including the story of Arthur Appleton.
 

August 2014

 

1

10 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Pint Sized Picassos(July 28-August 1) ends

 

1

1-4 p.m.

Summer Art Camp Me, Myself and I(July 28-August 1) ends

 

3

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance Harlem was the scene of passionate outbursst of creativity by African-American visual artists in the 1920s and 1930s. (60 minutes)

 

4

9 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Escape to Egypt(August 4-8) starts, Contact Mary Moore for more information.

 

8

9 a.m.-noon

Summer Art Camp Escape to Egypt(August 4-8) ends

 

10

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, A Century of Quilts This film celebrates the art of quilting by featuring selections from the best 100 American quilts of the 20th century.(77 minutes)

 

17

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, A Group of Seven: In Celebration Believing that a distinct Canadian art could be developed through direct contact with nature, The Group of Seven is most famous for its paintings inspired by the Canadian landscape and initiated the first major Canadian national art movement. This film highlists the careers of AY Jackson, Arthur Lismer and Frederick Varley. (53 minutes)

 

24

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Masters of AnimationThis film includes segments on animated filmmaking in the United States, the National Film Board of Canada, CBS Radio Canada and Canadian independant animators.(85 minutes)

 

28

2 p.m.

Themed Art Tour: Big Apple Meets Little Apple Featuring artists that are in the permanent collection of the Appleton and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, NY.

 

31

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Mona Lisa Revealed: Secrets of the Painting Pascal Cotte's photographs of the Mona Lisa, taken at 240 million pixels reveal 26 secrets about the masterpiece and how it was painted. (50 minutes)
 

September 2014

 

30

3-5 p.m.

Drawing in the Gallery

 

7

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature- who threatens and often succeeds in destroying his art, sometimes before it is even finished (90 minutes)

 

14

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, The Hague School Touched by Nature Influenced by French artists such as Corot and Millet, a group of 19th century Dutch painters dared to take art out of the studio and into nature. (45 minutes)

 

16

2 p.m.

CF International Film Series, Monsiur LazharIn this Oscar nominated French Canadian film, an Algerian immigrant is hired to replace a popular teacher who committed suicide in her classroom at a Montréal public grade school. While helping his students deal with their grief, his own recent loss is revealed.

 

21

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Arts & the Mind (Part 1) Hosted by Lisa Kudrow, this two-part special reveals the crucial impact of the arts on the human brain across our lifetimes and explores its particularly vital role in human development during youth and older age. (60 minutes)

 

28

2 p.m.

Educational Art Film, Arts & the Mind (Part 2) Hosted by Lisa Kudrow, this two-part special reveals the crucial impact of the arts on the human brain across our lifetimes and explores its particularly vital role in human development during youth and older age. (60 minutes))

 

30

2 p.m.

CF International Film Series, The ViolinIn an unnamed Latin American country that closely resembles Mexico, the government fights a rural insurgency. A family of grandfather, son, and grandson are among the rebels in the hills. The grandfather, with his violin over his shoulder, tries to pass the checkpoint, ostensibly to tend his corn crop. The commanding officer lets him pass but insists on a daily music lesson. Can the old man ferry out the ammunition in his violin case under the soldiers' nose?